Reuters reports on the events that made the news today in my neck of the woods, my thoughts go out to my ISF brothers and their families. This is what was reported in the media for August 25, 2011.
GARMA – Three policemen were killed, including an officer, and five others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives and a short time later a car bomb driven by another suicide attacker exploded in the town of Garma, 30 km (20 miles) northwest of Baghdad, a local police source said.
FALLUJA – Three Iraqi soldiers were wounded when a roadside bomb targeted their patrol in Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, a local police source said.
BAGHDAD – A parked car bomb killed one person and wounded 14 others, including 10 Iraqi soldiers, when it exploded near an Iraqi army patrol in Palestine Street in northeastern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.
BAGHDAD – A sticky bomb attached to a car killed the driver and wounded two passengers in Baghdad’s western Amiriya district, an interior ministry source said.
BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb went off near a police patrol and wounded five people, including two policemen, in Baghdad’s central Alawi district, an interior ministry source said.
MOSUL – A roadside bomb went off near an Iraqi army checkpoint, killing a soldier, in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
KIRKUK – A rocket wounded an employee of the state-run oil products company when it landed late on Wednesday at his house in the city of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)
Quote of the Day:
A Captain asks a Private, “Joe, do you think sex is fun or work?” The Private replies, “Sex is fun, sir. Because if it was work I would be doing it for you.”
It has been 3,082 days since the Invasion of Iraq.